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Church Corner from 9-11-14

 “Songs of Grace and Mercy” will be presented in concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21 at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9701 S. Melvina Ave., Oak Lawn.
  The Faith Choir will be joined by other area singers and musicians for this event. A door offering for the Faith Church 75th anniversary celebration will be received.
  For more information, call 424-1059, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or visit facebook.com/faithoaklawn.

Church Corner from 10-2-14

  • Written by Kari Nelson

Chicago

CHOIRS TO BE IN CONCERT IN MORGAN PARK
  The Fall Festival of Choirs Concert will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, at Morgan Park Presbyterian Church, 2017 W. 110th Pl., Chicago.

HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION COMING IN NOVEMBER
  The Green Sanctuary Group of Beverly Unitarian Church is sponsoring an electronic/hazardous waste collection from 8:30 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 1, in the church parking lot located at northwest corner of 103rd Street and Seeley Avenue.
  The following items will be accepted: computers, laptops, printers, monitors, stereo equipment, boom boxes, mercury-florescent lamps and bulbs, televisions, cell and land line phones, small microwaves, eyeglasses, non-controlled expired prescription drugs, and textbooks.
  The following hazardous items will be accepted if properly sealed: antifreeze, used motor oil, old gasoline, oil-based paints, paint thinners, aerosol paints, car batteries, reusable batteries, herbicides, insecticides, pesticides, lawn chemicals, solvents, drain cleaners, pool chemicals, and hobby chemicals.
  The group cannot accept: latex, acrylic or water based paints, Freon, incandescent bulbs, products needing water cleanup only, bio-hazardous material or needles. Also, no athletic shoes will be collected at this event.
  This collection is a service offered to local residents. Modest donations to offset costs are appreciated. The Green Sanctuary Group thanks Beverly Bank and Trust and Com2 for their ongoing support of this community service.
  To volunteer, or for more information, contact Eileen Klees at, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call (773) 968-3396, or Fran Sowa at, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call (708) 423-6392.

Willow Springs

GRACE EVANGELICAL CHURCH TO SERVE SPAGHETTI DINNER

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 212 S. Nolton Ave., Willow Springs, will be serving up spaghetti and sides from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. The tab is $8 for adults and $3 for children 3 to 9 years old. Children younger than 3, eat free. Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, bread and butter, beverages, and dessert. Take-outs will be available. Parking is available at the upper and lower level.

Church Corner from 5-29-14

“Finding Hope” is the topic for a four week Bible study in June at Pilgrim Faith United Church of Christ, 9411 S. 51st Ave., Oak Lawn. The discussion group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, June 3, 10, 17 and 24. Participants may enter through the courtyard door of the church. The topics will focus on ways that we can live with hope and help others to do the same.
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  Sacred Heart Church, 8245 W. 111th St., Palos Hills, is hosting its third annual summer music series for the 2014 season.
  Musicians, under the guidance of James Grzadzinski, music director, will present five installments throughout the summer months, and everyone is invited to attend. Those attending may make a free will offering to benefit the Sacred Heart Music Department. For more information, call Grzadzinski at 974-3336, Ext. 245.
  The series will be presented on these five dates:
  • Sunday, June 8 at 4 p.m. in the Ministry Center Gym. The theme will be Broadway Hits and Popular Favorites and will be featuring musicians Rita Burns, Tom Cameron, Dave Gaidas, and Christine VanLoon.
  • Wednesday, June 11 at 7 p.m. in the church and the program will feature an organ recital featuring Grzadzinski.
  • Wednesday, July 16 at 7 p.m. in the church and the program will be a voice recital featuring soprano and published author Michelle Gliottoni Rodriguez.
  • Sunday, July 20 at 4 p.m. in the church and the theme will be Musical Meditations on the Life of Blessed Pope John Paul II in the Year of His Canonization. The musical program will be featuring the Sacred Heart Cantori and Organ under the direction of Grzadzinski.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Church. There will be music for church and chamber featuring an ensemble of strings, woodwinds, brass, and keyboard. Musicians include Helen Blazie (violin), Stephen Moran (violin/viola), D. Liane Cochran-Stafira (cello), Angelica Nolan (trumpet), Christine Otrembiak (flute), and Josh Rodriguez (saxophone/clarinet).

Church Corner from 5-22-14

  Sacred Heart Church, 8245 W. 111th St., Palos Hills, is hosting its third annual summer music series for the 2014 season.
  Musicians, under the guidance of James Grzadzinski, music director, will present five installments throughout the summer months, and everyone is invited to attend. Those attending may make a free will offering to benefit the Sacred Heart Music Department. For more information, call Grzadzinski at 974-3336, Ext. 245.
  The series will be presented on these five dates:
  • Sunday, June 8 at 4 p.m. in the Ministry Center Gym. The theme will be Broadway Hits and Popular Favorites and will be featuring musicians Rita Burns, Tom Cameron, Dave Gaidas, and Christine VanLoon.
  • Wednesday, June 11 at 7 p.m. in the church and the program will feature an organ recital featuring Grzadzinski.
  • Wednesday, July 16 at 7 p.m. in the church and the program will be a voice recital featuring soprano and published author Michelle Gliottoni Rodriguez.
  • Sunday, July 20 at 4 p.m. in the church and the theme will be Musical Meditations on the Life of Blessed [soon to be Saint] Pope John Paul II in the Year of His Canonization. The musical program will be featuring the Sacred Heart Cantori and Organ under the direction of Grzadzinski.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Church. There will be music for church and chamber featuring an ensemble of strings, woodwinds, brass, and keyboard. Musicians include Helen Blazie (violin), Stephen Moran (violin/viola), D. Liane Cochran-Stafira (cello), Angelica Nolan (trumpet), Christine Otrembiak (flute), and Josh Rodriguez (saxophone/clarinet).

Church Corner for 5-8-14

  Sacred Heart Church, 8245 W. 111th St., Palos Hills, is hosting its third annual summer music series for the 2014 season.
  Musicians, under the guidance of James Grzadzinski, music director, will present five installments throughout the summer months, and everyone is invited to attend. Those attending may make a free will offering to benefit the Sacred Heart Music Department. For more information, call Grzadzinski at 974-3336, Ext. 245.
  The series will be presented on these five dates:
  • Sunday, June 8 at 4 p.m. in the Ministry Center Gym. The theme will be Broadway Hits and Popular Favorites and will be featuring musicians Rita Burns, Tom Cameron, Dave Gaidas, and Christine VanLoon.
  • Wednesday, June 11 at 7 p.m. in the church and the program will feature an organ recital featuring Grzadzinski.
  • Wednesday, July 16 at 7 p.m. in the church and the program will be a voice recital featuring soprano and published author Michelle Gliottoni Rodriguez.
  • Sunday, July 20 at 4 p.m. in the church and the theme will be Musical Meditations on the Life of Blessed [soon to be Saint] Pope John Paul II in the Year of His Canonization. The musical program will be featuring the Sacred Heart Cantori and Organ under the direction of Grzadzinski.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Church. There will be music for church and chamber featuring an ensemble of strings, woodwinds, brass, and keyboard. Musicians include Helen Blazie (violin), Stephen Moran (violin/viola), D. Liane Cochran-Stafira (cello), Angelica Nolan (trumpet), Christine Otrembiak (flute), and Josh Rodriguez (saxophone/clarinet).